Tag Archives: Azov City
- Azov-City casino operator begs reprieve from Vladimir Putin
October 12, 2017
A Russian casino operator has written an open letter to President Vladimir Putin asking him (a) not to close the Azov-City casino zone, and (b) don’t send me to Siberia. On Wednesday, Russian gambling news outlet Betting Business Russia printed excerpts from a letter written by Maxim Smolentsev, director of...
- Russia orders Azov-City casinos to close by Jan 1, 2019; not all operators convinced
May 4, 2016
Casino operators in Russia’s Azov-City gaming zone have officially been given a New Year's Day 2019 deadline for shutting down their operations. On May 1, Russian president Vladimir Putin (pictured) stopped purging dissidents long enough to put his signature on an amended federal law that calls for all casino operations...
- Diamond Fortune unveil Primorye casino plans; Azov City gaming zone reprieve?
March 3, 2016
Casino developer Diamond Fortune Holdings has unveiled plans for its gaming project in Russia’s Primorye gaming zone. On Thursday, Diamond Fortune execs released details of their $900m Selena World Resort & Casino project, which is slated to join Lawrence Ho’s Tigre de Cristal casino, as well as in-development projects from...
- Russia to scrap Azov-City gambling zone, close three casinos
January 31, 2015
Russia’s fractured casino industry has become even more confusing now that the government plans to ‘liquidate’ one of its designated gambling zones -- the only one that has yet to officially launch casino operations. On Friday, the TASS news agency reported that the casinos operating in the Azov-City gambling zone...
- Russian casino zones continue to flounder
December 5, 2011
Russian casino business zones are floundering with less than 10% of the 1.4billion rubles spent to establish them recouped. The government established the four zones more than five years ago with companies only choosing to set up two casinos in total in one of the four zones: Azov City. Russia’s...
Russian betting industry icon Oleg Zhuravsky dies suddenly
March 17, 2017
Russia blocks Google over online gambling redirect
June 23, 2017
Marathon launch Russian-licensed sports betting site
July 21, 2017
Bitcoin touches $1,300 mark on Poloniex, Bitfinex
April 21, 2017